Founded in 2003 by Chris Boone and Don Williams, Capital Land Partners is a privately owned land development company specializing in developing homesites for national and regional homebuilders in the Charlotte area including Mecklenburg, Gaston, Cabarrus, Lancaster and Union counties.

Capital Land Partners is committed to developing high quality neighborhoods that will be appreciated for decades to come. Working in partnership with community leaders, public officials, homebuilders and the neighborhood itself, Capital Land Partners strives to create an atmosphere of trust, cooperation and integrity.

Our homebuilders and their clients are our customers. We operate with a “can do” attitude, working as a team to help our builders achieve the goal of building their clients’ dream home.

Chris Boone, President/Owner


booneChris Boone is an owner and President of Capital Land Partners. He began his career in 1981 with Coopers & Lybrand (now PriceWaterhouseCoopers) working in both audit and tax. In 1984 he joined Interstate Securities (succeeded through mergers by Interstate/Johnson Lane and Wachovia Securities) where he spent 18 years, serving as President and Managing Director of their real estate investment banking group and as CFO & COO of CapTrust Financial Advisors, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Wachovia Securities. Mr. Boone is a licensed real estate broker in the states of North and South Carolina.


Don Williams, Owner

williamsDon Williams is an owner and partner of Capital Land Partners. Mr. Williams started his career in 1984 as a loan officer with First Union Corporation, later becoming a vice president in the income property division. He left First Union in 1994 to form Capital Advisors, a commercial mortgage banking and servicing company along with two other principals. Under his leadership, Capital Advisors grew to 17 producers and six offices. Mr. Williams continued as President of Capital Advisors until March of 2004, when he left to form Medalist Capital. With five offices in three states, Medalist Capital provides commercial mortgage banking services. The company currently has offices in Charlotte, Raleigh, Charleston, Columbia, and Atlanta. Mr. Williams has over 20 years experience in real estate finance and investments and is a licensed real estate broker in North Carolina.


Carl Showalter


Showalter Construction Company
Mr. Showalter and his company, Showalter Construction Company, provides construction and construction management services for Capital Land Partners. He is a civil engineer, and the Owner/President of Showalter Construction Company, Inc. Mr. Showalter held positions in engineering and project management with Appalachian Power Company, Crowder Construction Company, and Ferebee Corporation, prior to forming his own company in 1987. Showalter Construction Company, Inc. holds an unlimited, unclassified license in North and South Carolina. The Company’s specialty includes public, commercial and industrial site and roadway construction including construction surveying, clearing and demolition, grading, storm and sanitary sewerage, water and fire distribution, concrete curb and gutter and sidewalk, concrete pavement, concrete retaining walls, and bituminous asphalt pavement. Showalter Construction Company has developed a solid reputation in the Charlotte region for consistently delivering quality work. The Company has performed work with such notable names as RT Dooley Construction, Beers Construction Company, Edison Foard, Rodgers Builders, Charlotte Latin School, the Charlotte Metrolina YMCA and the City of Charlotte.


Bailey Patrick


Merrifield, Patrick Vermillion, LLC
Mr. Patrick offers extensive knowledge and experience in identifying residential land development opportunities for Capital Land Partners. He has spent over 20 years in commercial real estate having joined The Bissell organization in 1984. His areas of specialty include all types of brokerage including office, industrial, investment and land transactions in addition to suburban office and flex space development. In 2010, Merrifield Patrick Vermillion was created through the mergers of Merrifield Partners, Bissell Patrick and the Carolina Group. Having consistently been one of the top land brokers in the Charlotte Region during the past fifteen years, Mr. Patrick works closely with most of the active national homebuilders operating in Capital Land Partners’ target markets.

“Our combined

expertise gives us

a solid formula

for success.”